Shab e Meraj Prayers is one of the most significant rituals performed in the night of 27 Rajab. In this night Allah himself invited our Prophet Mohammad SAW to visit the Arsh of Allah. Muslim community observes this night with different celebrations. They also perform Sunnah prayer for the Shan of Rasul as well as they perform Nafl prayer as thanksgiving to Allah for making us Ummat e Muhammad SAW. In this night there are several kinds of prayer a Muslim can perform. But there’s a lot of confusion about the right way to perform prayers in this holy night. Today in this post we’ll try to learn and understand the proper way of performing the Prayers of Shab e Meraj 2023
Shab e Meraj Prayers
Here in this section of today’s post, we’ll discuss that prayer which we can perform in this graceful night. There are many ways to celebrate this holy night of Meraj Un Nabi. Perhaps there are some common activities which every Muslim performs in most of the Holy events of Islam Religion. But here we’re going to discuss the prayers we can perform in this specific night. Below is the list of activities and prayers for Miraj Night
- Reading the Holy Quran
- Reading The Hadith
- Performing Fasting
- Performing Dua & Dhikr
- Performing Salah
How to Perform Shab e Meraj Prayers
Reading Holy Quran
We all know that, when we couldn’t able to understand the meaning of verses of Quran to solve our problem then we come to Hadith which are the sayings of our Prophet. He explained everything when his components faced difficulties with these type of problem. By reading Hadith, you will be able to understand the actions of Rasul SAW in those situation.
You can fast for two days which distributes like this, one on the night of Meraj and another one before or after this night.
Performing Dua & Dhikr
You can perform Duas from Quran and Hadith which will help you asking mercy from Allah for your sins or asking help from Allah to solve your problems. You can also perform Dhikr also known as Zikr, by sitting on a Jainamaz or holy cloth and recite some specific words in the Shan of Allah with full concentration.
Performing Shab E Meraj Namaz
Performing Salah as a prayer in Meraj Night is one of the most observed activity. Muslims from every corner of the world are performing this. Here’s a step by step tips for how to perform Salah in Shab e Meraj. You can perform these Salah anytime in daytime or night or midnight.
There is a common method to perform this Salah. We’ll discuss about them below,
Method of Performing Shab e Meraj Namaz
You can perform any amount of Rakats you want to, though Rasul SAW performed different numbers of
You can divide these 6/10/12 rakats in 2 or 4 rakats each part. You can divide each of them in 2 or 4 rakats but 10. If you want to observe 10 rakats then you can divide into three parts, two 4 rakats and one 2 rakats as well.
In every rakats you must include surah Fatiha and another surah after Fatiha. After reciting these Surah you need to perform one Ruku and two Sajdah in each rakat. After two rakat you need to sit down and read Tashahud and Durud Sharif as well.
After all these activities you must finish your Salah by making Salam each side of you, first in the right side and then left side of your arm as well.To perform these Salah you don’t need to do any extra precautions. You can perform these Salah in the traditional way as like as the five times prayer in every day.
Shab e Meraj Prayers are might be performed in different ways in different corners around the world. But the purpose of this celebration or observance must be to satisfy Allah for his grace toward us. In the night of Shab E Meraj our prophet bring back with most significant Ibadats which opened a
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I appreciate this description… It’s Shab e Mairaj Tonight… 2022.. and this description literally helped me out… Allah will give u Sawab